While deepfakes are often seen as a threat to our political systems, 96% of all existing deepfakes online are actually porn. In this online dossier, we’ll dive into the world of deepfakes with a feminist perspective on deepfake porn; a tracing of the historical entanglements between porn and technology; a speculative visual exploration on deepfakes in our near-future; our favourite deepfake videos, must-read articles and podcasts; and all the tools you need to detect the latest deepfake. Also, what did we learn during our event The Hmm ON deepfakes?
The Hmm is an inclusive platform for internet cultures. Through real-life events, online editorials, expert advice, and educational programs, we reflect on people’s online behavior, the latest internet trends, and the mechanisms behind Big Tech companies and their impact on society.